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Opportunity Near You: Apprenticeships, free adult classes, and the semiconductor talent pipeline

WorkingNation hunts for access to workforce opportunities around the U.S.

This week, our findings include tech for the auto industry, green jobs, and college credits for apprentices. Check it out.

From Delaware: Delaware Business Times reports Wilmington University and the state’s DOL are collaborating to allow registered apprentices to earn up to 42 college credits upon completion of their training.

From Michigan: The Detroit News reports the state is providing $10 million to help private industry and educational institutions develop a talent pipeline to advance semiconductor tech for the auto industry.

From New Hampshire: WBUR reports a program wants to prepare a workforce to install extra insulation and heat pumps in 200 buildings in Peterborough and Harrisville over the next three years – as part of an effort to decarbonize area buildings.

From New Jersey: Patch reports free adult classes at Montclair High will help students launch careers in manufacturing and supply chain/logistics.

From Tennessee: WKRN reports Nashville has received a $1.9 million technology grant from the state to support access to technology and promote workforce development – including technology training, free laptops, and apprenticeship and job opportunities.

Did you miss our previous Opportunity Near You and Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.

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